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Martin D18 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar (with Case), Blemished

Hear the rich, resonant tones of the D-18 dreadnought. An American classic, this Martin features a genuine mahogany body and solid black ebony fretboard. (15) Read 4 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Martin D18 Acoustic

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What's special about this product?
Features: What it does for you:
Sitka spruce top Projects rich, crisp and responsive tone
Mahogany back and sides Dry and airy tone; clear, present midrange
Low oval neck, Performing Artist taper Tapered shape; slim and fast feel
Forward-shifted standard scalloped X bracing Improved focus and projection

Product Description

Martin's Standard Series models have long been known for resonant warm tones, quality craftsmanship and tasteful styling. Standard Series guitars are owned and played by many of today's country and rock stars for the same reasons that many of music's early stars played Martin guitars.

Features:

- Solid Sitka spruce top
- Solid mahogany back and sides
- Solid black ebony fretboard
- Forward-shifted standard scalloped X bracing
- Polished gloss finish
- Chrome Gotoh tuners
- Performing Artist neck taper
- Hardshell case included

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Model: D-18

Construction: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint

Body Size: D-14 Fret

Top: Solid Sitka spruce

Rosette: Style 18

Top Bracing Pattern: Standard ''X'' Scalloped, Forward Shifted

Top Braces: Solid Sitka spruce 5/16 in.

Back Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany

Back Purfling: Style 18

Side Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany

Endpiece: Delmar Tortoise Color

Binding: Tortoise color

Top Inlay Style: Multiple Black / White

Side Inlay: none

Back Inlay: none

Neck Material: Select Hardwood

Neck Shape: Low oval profile with performing artist taper

Nut Material: Bone

Headstock: Solid/ Square Taper

Headplate: Solid East Indian Rosewood /Raised Gold Foil Logo

Heelcap: Solid East Indian Rosewood

Fingerboard Material: Solid black ebony

Scale Length: 25.4 in.

# of Frets Clear: 14

# of Frets Total: 20

Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1 3/4 in.

Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2 1/8 in.

Fingerboard Position Inlays: Style 28

Fingerboard Binding: none

Finish Back & Sides: Polished Gloss/ Maple Stain

Finish Top: Polished Gloss

Finish Neck: Semi Gloss/ Maple Stain

Bridge Material: Solid East Indian Rosewood

Bridge Style: Standard Belly

Bridge String Spacing: 2 1/8 in.

Saddle: 16 in. Radius/Compensated/Bone

Tuning Machines: Gotoh Chrome w/ Large Knobs

Recommended Strings: Martin SP 4200 Medium Phosphor Bronze

Bridge & End Pins: Black w/ White Dots

Pickguard: Black

Case: 640 Molded Hard Shell

Interior Label: none
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 21 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 48 x 21 x 9 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 10D18
Blemished
Shipping Weight: 21 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 48 x 21 x 9 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 10D18
Martin Warranty Martin offers a limited lifetime warranty on all of their guitars (valid only to the original owner.) Backpackers, Little Martins and Ukuleles are warrantied for one year. Strings are not covered under warranty.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 610-759-2837
Customer Reviews
4.5 out of 5 (15 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
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Sound: Before purchasing my D18 I tried many others. There were a few that played and felt a tiny bit better than the D18, but the sound, wow! Feature: The workmanship of the guitar is flawless, and the materials are as well. However, bone bridge pins to match the nut and saddle would've been a nice addition. It's very easy and inexpensive to do that upgrade yourself though. Ease of Use: Not quite as easy to play as a Taylor in the same class. But it still plays exceptionally well compared to any other guitar on the market. Again, the sound has no close second that I've heard. If you're at that level where you're considering a guitar in this league, then sound is probably everything to you. Quality: One of the best made instruments money can buy. Value: Considering that I'll have this guitar for the rest of my life, and then hand it down to my daughter - that's value people! Manufacturer Support: It's hard to imagine a better warranty than lifetime! The Wow Factor: It's beautiful in it's artful simplicity. Overall: The Martin D18, for me, is a lifetime investment.
Style of Music: modern worship and rock
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Sound: Sounds like the acoustic guitar I've been waiting my whole life to own. Ease of Use: Arrived straight out of the box after a cross country trip in tune. Quality: It will last 10 lifetimes. My grandkid's grandkids will be playing this guitar. Value: In this price range, the best value you will find. Manufacturer Support: Never had to deal with them, but I can't imagine that there would be any problems if I did. The Wow Factor: I'm wowed. Very wowed. Overall: Amazing. The nicest acoustic I have ever had the pleasure of owning. Almost impossible to put down. I've owned a Martin D15 before, as well as an American made Breedlove, and also test drove 30 + other Taylors, Gibsons, and Martins, before I decided on the D-18. For my ears, the D-18 sounds clearer, and better balanced, than the D-28 & D-35. Yes, it's lacking the ornate inlays and binding that the more $$$ Martins have, but don't be fooled- this is a BEAUTIFUL GUITAR. I couldn't be happier. Asked for overnight shipping, and it arrived in Seattle from New Jersey in less than 24 hours. Thanks zZounds!
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